Longer-lasting Options from Implants to Shots to Treat Drug Addiction Says National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)  
10/20/2010 7:39:34 AM

Yahoo! News -- WASHINGTON – New treatments for addiction to heroin or narcotic painkillers promise longer-lasting relief that may remove some day-to-day uncertainty of care: A once-a-month shot is now approved and a six-month implant is in the final testing phase.